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This is the military history of the 179th Regimental Combat Team. As a component of the "fighting 45th" Infantry Division, its story is a revealing one. Through its history can be seen a major portion of the Sicilian and Italian Campaigns, much of the French and German Campaigns -- in other words, the war in Europe. Through its history weave the gallantries of the men who made the Regiment; yet by changing names and dates and places, this becomes the story of any combat infantry regiment. Thus, through its history must inevitably flow the life blood of the American soldier.

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1946

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United States Army, 179th Infantry Regiment, World War 1939-1945, Regimental histories, 45th infantry, Campaigns, Italy, Western Front

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Military History

The story of a regiment, a history of the 179th Regimental Combat

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